Baruch MFE The 2015-2016 Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College
October 2015 - March 2016


The Financial Engineering Program at Baruch College offers a Pre-MFE Program for people interested in pursuing graduate studies in financial engineering, as well as for finance practitioners interested in studying the mathematical fundamentals behind financial models.

The Pre-MFE Program consists of three on-site seminars and one online seminar:
  • Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications (on-site)
  • Probability Theory for Financial Applications (on-site)
  • Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering (on-site)
  • C++ Programming for Financial Engineering (online)
The 2015-2016 on-site seminars in the Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College will be offered on an October 2015 - March 2016 schedule. Enrollment in each seminar is limited to 40 people.
Feedback from Pre-MFE seminars participants in previous years can be found here.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: October 6 – December 1, 2015
Instructor: Ivan Matic, Baruch MFE Faculty
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: October 8 – December 17, 2015
Instructor: Tai-Ho Wang, Baruch MFE Faculty
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Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates: February 3 – March 30, 2016
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Director
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450

Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: February 4 – March 31, 2016
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450

Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled.
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: February 2 – March 29, 2016
Instructor: Elena Kosygina, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450

Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled.
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Schedule: Eight sessions:
- Lecture from 6-9pm (taught by the instructor)
- Review Session from 9-10pm (taught by the teaching assistants)
Each seminar concludes with a Final Exam.
These seminars are not offered online. They take place on location at Baruch College, in Midtown Manhattan.


Registration Process: Enrollment is limited to 40 people in each seminar. To apply for enrollment, send an email to baruch.mfe@baruch.cuny.edu with the following documents:
  • a current version of your resume
  • a one page statement detailing your career and educational goals, as well as how does taking seminars in the Pre-MFE Program align with those goals
  • indicate which seminar(s) you intend to register for
Certifications:
  • For each seminar, a Certificate of Completion will be issued upon passing the final exam and obtaining a 70% or higher average.
  • For each seminar, a Certificate of Completion with Distinction will be awarded to students with a 90% or higher average.
  • Upon successfully completing all three seminars of the Pre-MFE Program with a higher than 70% average, a Certificate of Completion of the Pre-MFE Program will be issued.
  • A Certificate of Completion of the Pre-MFE Program with Distinction will be awarded to students who achieved a 90% or higher average in each of the three seminars.
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.
 

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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in October 2015, will take place on Tuesday, September 29, at 6pm.

Current students and alumni of the program, some of whom are former Pre-MFE students, and the director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on the Baruch MFE Program and on the Pre-MFE seminars.

Date: September 29, at 6pm
Location: Room 14-280, 8th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

RSVP and more information: Information Session for Baruch MFE
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment Update: as of 9/30/2015,

35 seats reserved and 5 seats currently available for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 6, 2015

27 seats reserved and 13 seats currently available for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 8, 2015
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment in the February – March 2016 Pre-MFE on-site seminars is now open.

Registration Process: Enrollment is limited to 40 people in each seminar. To apply for enrollment, send an email to baruch.mfe@baruch.cuny.edu with the following documents:
  • a current version of your resume
  • a one page statement detailing your career and educational goals, as well as how does taking seminars in the Pre-MFE Program align with those goals
  • indicate which seminar(s) you intend to register for
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars from February and March 2016, will take place on Monday, January 25, at 6pm.

Current students and alumni of the program, some of whom are former Pre-MFE students, and the director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on the Baruch MFE Program and on the Pre-MFE seminars.

Registration to this information session is limited to 30 people.

Date: Monday, January 25, at 6pm.
Location: Room 14-280, 8th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration:
Information Session for Baruch MFE

Baruch MFE website:
Baruch MFE - Master of Financial Engineering Program

Pre-MFE Program:
The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College - Baruch MFE Program
https://www.quantnet.com/threads/the-2015-2016-pre-mfe-program-at-baruch-college.20919/
 
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